This weekend, I attended Autistics Present Symposium in Bellevue, Washington. It was an amazing time, and I got to listen to and meet a bunch of people… Read more “Where do we go from here?”
April is over (finally), but I still have plenty to say about ableism, especially as it affects the workplace. Here’s my post for Blogging Against Disablism Day.
Most of the folks who read my blog do so because they googled the phrase “Why is Autism Speaks bad” or some variant. They know me to… Read more “Autism Speaks *still* does not speak for me”
The I may write more on this at a later date, but for now, I’m republishing something I wrote elsewhere on the Internet back in 2013. These… Read more “Marco Rubio and autism – a history lesson”
Yesterday, Disability Scoop published an article stating that Autism Speaks has discontinued its use of the word “cure” in its rhetoric. Previously, Autism Speaks spoke of unifying… Read more “Autism Speaks No Longer Seeking Cure; This Autistic Person Couldn’t Care Less”
So I received news yesterday that Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks, had died of pancreatic cancer. At first, I didn’t know how to feel. Was I… Read more “Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks, has died”
I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking and reading about disability in media. A part of this is inspired by a post I read on… Read more “Disability representation: Do it right (Or The Case of John Watson’s disappearing PTSD)”